The Union Ministry of Health has announced that the National Exit Test for final year MBBS students will be held in 2023.
With this, students and parents will no longer have to worry about the National Exit Test.
It was announced that the National Exit would be implemented for two years. However, complete information has not been released.
The National Exit Test (Next) can be used by MBBS students studying abroad to obtain a license to practice medicine in India.
Students who have completed MBBS in foreign countries are currently writing the FMG exam.
The next exam will be held in the first half of 2023.
The National Exit Test (NEXT) will be conducted in the first half of 2023, said Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansook Mandavia.
The decision was taken at a review meeting with the National Medical Commission on July 30.
Mandavia said the government is committed to creating quality medical education, transparent examination infrastructure, and health services.
The results of the next one and two phases can be used for the final MBBS exam and for the practice of medicine in India and for the merit-based allotment of PG seats.
The exam will be the same for MBBS students studying in India and all those who have trained in a foreign university.
In addition, the Ministry of Health said it would address the issue of mutual recognition of foreign medical graduates.
The review meeting also discussed ways to conduct NEXT in a world-class manner.
The Minister said the government is committed to creating quality medical education, transparent examination infrastructure, and health services.
The Minister said that he would work tirelessly with all stakeholders to achieve this goal.